Mount Disteghil Sar (7,885m) is a mountain in Pakistan. It’s known for its climbing routes and extreme climbing difficulty. The mountain is located in Gilgit-Baltistan and is part of the Karakorum Range. It is 7th highest peak in Pakistan and 19th highest mountain in the world. In 1960 Disteghil Sar was first climbed by Günther Stärker and Diether Marchart. Three years earlier, English teams tried to climb the mountain but could not climb it due to bad weather.
Mount Disteghil Sar has four main peaks: Chokkar, Gharbat, Chokkar-I and Chokkar-II. These peaks are all around 8,000 feet (2,438 m) high. The summit of Mount Disteghil Sar also has several glaciers, which are very popular with climbers. There are many different climbing routes on Mount Disteghil Sar, including ice routes and mixed routes. The mountain is also very popular for glacier travel and tourism as well as adventure tourism because of its ruggedness and beauty.
Bouldering at Disteghil Sar can be very challenging because of the steepness and exposure. Mount Disteghil Sar is a challenging climb because it is located so far away from civilization and there are four routes up the mountain. The climbing season runs from May to August and there are no fixed campsites set up on the mountain. The South Face is the normal route which takes climbers thirty-five days to complete and they must carry all supplies with them. The weather can be unpredictable so you should be prepared to do some hiking during your climb.
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The mountain has several climbing routes that are all considered difficult by most standards. The most popular route is the “South Face” route. This route begins at 5,100 m, and climbers must ascend over (7,885 meters) to reach the summit. The average time for this climb is between thirty-five and forty days.
There are also several other routes that require equal time and effort than “South face”. These include “West Face”, “North Face”, and “East Face”. They give climbers a chance to experience some basic and advanced mountaineering skills without committing themselves to a full-fledged expedition into the mountains.